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Long Beach Organic, (LBO) a non-profit that manages 9 community gardens in Long Beach is seeking a buyer for their Wrigley Village Garden, a children’s themed urban oasis developed in 2010 with the help of the City of LB’s Neighborhood Leadership Program’s “Waves4Change” team.
Long Beach Organic (LBO) will host its 4th Annual Garden Tour and Wine Tasting Fundraiser on June 1, 2014. Donors will board a chartered bus and visit four of LBO’s nine community gardens, with garden-fresh food, California wines and live music at each stop.
Chef Paul photo by Ryan Smolar
Downtown community gardens will be opening their doors to all on April 27th for a fun-filled afternoon of handcrafted beer, artisanal food and music at the upcoming “Garden on Tap” event.
The Arts Council for Long Beach is passionate about activating underutilized public spaces. On Saturdays June 11 and 18, the space located at the corner of Ocean Blvd. and Lime Ave. and the site of the public art installation Chantilly Clad will come alive with live music, symposia, interactive workshops, and more, all free to the public.
Chef Aliye Aydin
Starting Thursday, February 10, Chef Aliye Aydin of beachgreens offers a creative way to beat the winter blues with her latest class “Homemade Soups, Salads and Sodas.” In the first class students will learn how to make three deliciously healthy items: Yayla Corbasi (Turkish Barley Soup), Bulgar Chickpea Salad with Parsley and Mint and Pomegranate Soda.
Long Beach Organic (LBO) once again invites community members, families and friends to attend its annual Summer Solstice Celebration, to be held at the Wild Oats Community Garden on Saturday, June 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bike, ride or carpool to the second annual Green Long Beach! Festival showcasing the latest green practices by local organizations in interactive workshops, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., on May 22.
The free event will include over two dozen local entertainers, organizations and government entities that make up the “green” community in Long Beach and surrounding areas.
The joint efforts of Val Lerch’s 9th District Office, Long Beach Organic and the Grant Neighborhood Association has grown into something beautiful for the residents of North Long Beach — a new community garden.
Just a little more than a month after ground was broken on the Termino Avenue Storm Drain Project, Supervisor Don Knabe announced that Los Angeles County’s 4th District will be providing $10,000 to help reestablish a community garden that will be need to be destroyed to make room for the project.
A fresh new community garden spanning two city lots now blossoms at the site of a former drug house. Wrigley is Going Green (WiGG) and Council member Dee Andrews have secured the use of 1950-1960 Henderson Avenue for use as a temporary space for the Wrigley Community Garden.